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Author: Nigel Bell,B. Cowie
ISBN13: 978-0792367680
Title: Formative Assessment and Science Education (Contemporary Trends and Issues in Science Education)
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Publisher: Springer; 2001 edition (December 31, 2000)
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Formative Assessment and Science Education (Contemporary Trends and Issues in Science Education) by Nigel Bell,B. Cowie



The conclusions and recommendations made in this book are derived from a study of ten teachers in Hong Kong as they tried to change their practice following a reform of the Hong Kong assessment system. Hong Kong is simply a context that provided the opportunity to gather very rich and informative data on issues pertaining to assessment reforms which also have very wide implications in many countries’ contexts. The text is written in a lucid and easy-to-read style.

Irish science education is aiming to develop post-primary students’ knowledge of and about science through the introduction of ‘nature of science’ (NOS) in the new junior cycle science specification. This study aimed to investigate pre-service science teachers’ views about a particular aspect of NOS, namely the aims and values of science. The introduction of the new curriculum and assessment framework in 2012 by the then Minister of Education, Ruairi Quinn has led to significant media coverage and teacher union response. In this paper, we argue that in the midst of the reaction toward the particular assessment elements of the framework, the focus has been lost on key revisions made in the draft science curriculum and assessment specification released in September 2014.

The book series Contemporary Trends and Issues in Science Education provides a forum for innovative trends and issues connected to science education. Scholarship that focuses on advancing new visions, understanding, and is at the. New & Forthcoming Titles Contemporary Trends and Issues in Science Education. New & Forthcoming Titles. Home New & Forthcoming Titles. Originally published in the series: Science & Technology Education Library (SATE) until volume 3. 009. Titles in this series. The book series Contemporary Trends and Issues in Science Education provides a forum for innovative trends and issues connected to science education. Scholarship that focuses on advancing new visions, understanding, and is at the forefront of the field is found in this series.

The Contemporary Issues and Trends in Education course will assist Student Teachers in appreciating the strengths, challenges, innovations, and reforms in education at both national and international levels. They will be empowered not only to adopt viable strategies and approaches in their professional practice but also to implement prescribed educational policies and programmes. There are many issues in education; some are general and are found across the globe, while others are specific to Pakistan.

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This book summarises the lessons learned from this and other projects. Series: Contemporary Trends and Issues in Science Education (Book 34). Paperback: 326 pages. Publisher: Springer; 1st ed.

Contemporary Trends and Issues in Science Education.

This work documents the findings of a research project which investigated the ways in which teachers and students used formative assessment to improve the teaching and learning of science in some New Zealand classrooms. It will be of interest to graduate students and researchers, as well as teacher educators, curriculum developers, and assessment specialists.